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MECHANIC'S HELPER
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The County's Equipment Service Center is hiring for extra-hire temporary shop help. This temporary assignment is 40 hours per week for 6 months. Apply now! Position is open until filled.
Job Number:
1114
Job Category:
Miscellaneous
Job Type:
Extra-Help(F/T)
Department:
Public Works
Published:
10/26/2017
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FINAL FILING DATE

RECRUITMENT CLOSED 



COMPENSATION-BENEFITS-STATUS

SALARY:  $17.67 per hour

STATUS:  Extra-Hire / Temporary

JOB TYPE:  Full-Time (40 hours per week)

UNIT:  Unrepresented

FLSA:  Non-Exempt

Calaveras County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



POSITION SUMMARY

The Equipment Service Center Division of Calaveras County’s Public Works Department is hiring extra-hire temporary help.

 

This position is 40 hours per week for a period of six (6 months) that comes with medical benefits. The schedule for this position is Monday – Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

 

**Additional days and times may be required during snow removal operations**

 

The Mechanic’s Helper will work under  close  supervision  assisting  Public Works’ mechanics  in  the  servicing,  repairing,  overhauling and adjusting of heavy equipment powered by both gasoline and diesel engines; and to do related work as required.



EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

  • Assists mechanics in the overhauling of a variety of mechanical components such as engines, rear ends and transmissions.
  • Services, adjusts and replaces brakes and wheel bearings.
  • Assists in performing the more routine and repetitive mechanical and related duties on heavy, road construction equipment.
  • Assists in performing servicing, lubrication, preventive maintenance and tire work on heavy road construction equipment.
  • Picks up and delivers road equipment for repair work needed.
  • Fuels a wide variety of road construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Sweeps shop floors and restrooms.
  • Picks up hand tools, power tools and related equipment.
  • Assists in loading and unloading heavy road equipment.
  • Installs safety equipment such as warnings lights, backup horns and mirrors.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

Standard mechanic equipment and parts; materials, machine and hand tools and general procedures used in overhauling, repairing, lubricating and adjusting road equipment.

 

Skill to:

Identify standard mechanic equipment and parts; perform the less skilled duties involved in repairing, overhauling and adjusting equipment; use hand and machine tools properly, learn to perform the more skilled duties; work cooperatively with mechanics; follow oral and written directions.

 

Education, Training and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of experience involving the servicing and minor repair of mechanical equipment; successful completion of a related training program in mechanics may be substituted for the required experience.

 

Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:

Possession of an appropriate California driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS



APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

Interested individuals must submit the following:

  • Calaveras County application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.



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Human Resources Division

891 Mountain Ranch Road, Building C, San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone (209) 754-6303 ~ Fax (209) 754-6333 ~ hr@co.calaveras.ca.us

COUNTY APPLICATION

Calaveras County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming), national origin, age (40 and above), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation ( heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, gender identity, gender expression, transgender), medical conditions (cancer and genetic information including family medical history), disability (medical, mental or physical, including HIV or AIDS), request or denial of family medical care leave and pregnancy leave, AB60 driver's license or military or veteran status.

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